2023 Catalog: General Courses
DE0021: Diabetes Online CDE: Diabetes and COVID-19 - Dealing with Challenges
Diabetes is an underlying medical condition in people who acquire COVID-19 that can have a significant impact on their response and recovery from COVID. This presentation will provide an update on issues and data related to COVID-19 and people with diabetes and will also include a review of specific efforts that people with diabetes and those who care for them need to be advised of in order to optimize outcomes during this crisis, as well as a discussion of some new and emerging topics related to diabetes management in these difficult times.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Continue to help people with diabetes stay healthy and prepared in a time of potential illness or emergency as a result of COVID-19.
2. Provide the most up to date education and support for clients and their families to reduce risk of contracting COVID-19 by following CDC guidance.
3. Examine the current challenges and changes to diabetes management that may be required during illness with COVID 19.
It is the policy of the Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, that faculty/planners disclose any financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the educational activity. The Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, also requires that faculty disclose any unlabeled or investigative use of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Images that have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes are prohibited.
None of the faculty/planners for this activity has a conflict of interest, and there is no use of unlabeled or investigative pharmaceutical products or medical devices. No images have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes.The educational objectives, content, and selection of educational methods and instructors are conducted independent of any commercial entity.
The Indian Health Service Division of Oral Health (IHS DOH) is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. IHS DOH designates this activity for 1.00 continuing education credits.
Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start date of any course. Request for refunds must be received in writing at least two weeks before the course begins. For each refund request, there will be an administrative charge of $100. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to attend a course. If IHS CDE program cancels a course, then 100% of the tuition will be refunded.